1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States. Congress. House. Office of the Speaker of the House--Correspondence.

  1. Nicholas Longworth papers, 1782-1931

    1,800 items. 4 containers plus 2 oversize. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Lawyer, congressman, and speaker of the United States House of Representatives. Correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia consisting chiefly of speeches made during Longworth’s servce in the House of Representatives. Includes a series of letters to Theodore Roosevelt concerning the nomination of an African American to be surveyor of customs for the Port of Cincinnati; a group of letters by Longworth's grandfather, Nicholas Longworth (1782-1863); and an album of letters of speakers of the United States House of Representatives.